“These exercises have really helped us in the planetary defense community to understand what our colleagues on the disaster management side need to know,” Lindley Johnson, NASA’s Planetary Defense Officer, said in a statement.
NASA will be preparing for a doomsday scenario by rehearsing what would happen if an asteroid was coming towards earth.
The space agency along with other international organizations will play out over five days how those groups would react to a possible apocalypse.
“This exercise will help us develop more effective communications with each other and with our governments,” said Johnson.
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